Problem with 30" HD Cinema and regular laptop

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by michael8700, Sep 9, 2011.

  1. michael8700 macrumors newbie

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    Hi guys!
    Well, i have a 30" HD Cinema (Old guy, but hey, he works).

    Problem is i want to use this also on my other laptop which only has HDMI and VGA Out.


    The monitor is equipped with DVI, and i have tryed connecting a DVI-D > HDMI adapter, but it will only display half the resolution intended.

    Can i buy some sort of converter box, so that i can enjoy my 30" on my laptop as well?

    Kind regards
     
  2. peskaa macrumors 68020

    peskaa

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    #2
    Basically no. HDMI doesn't support dual-link resolutions (i.e.: those over 1920x1200) and VGA won't work as the 30" ACD is DVI-D only. Half resolution is as good as you'll get I'm afraid.
     

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